In July of 1936 the Pilgrim John Howland Society began to publish our quarterly newsletter the Howland Quarterly. Now over 76 volumes of the Quarterly exist.

The main objects of this publication are (1) to bring our members closer together, for, after all, we are one large family; (2) to present to you the many interesting items relating to the Howlands—past and present—and (3) notices of our meetings, the work we are doing and our plans for developing the PJHS.

Below are articles from past issues of the Howland Quarterly that should be of interest to you. In addition, much of the material of this web site is culled from the past issues of the Howland Quarterly and are written by our members to help celebrate and to educate about our ancestors' achievements and lives.

Click on Index of articles below to read:

Index of Articles


Many a Brave John Howland Had a Whale of a Time

By Clinton W. Sellew Through the years there has been much written about Pilgrim John Howland, making it difficult to introduce any new material about our ancestor, leaving avenues that touch on him very narrowed. In searching for something different I set out to find something somehow rela...

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Admiral George Remey: A Man Hailed for His ‘Good Judgment’

By Robert F. Huber It is impossible to determine after eight generations what qualities a man inherited from John Howland of the Mayflower but Admiral George Collier Remey displayed many of the attributes that made John Howland a valuable and prominent leader of the Pilgrim colony in Plymout...

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